Posted by Tom on Oct 20, 2014
Nominations have been published for the CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals 2015, with three Nosy Crow titles recognised. Cowgirl, by G.R. Gemin, is nominated for the Carnegie Medal, and both Use Your Imagination, by Nicola O’Byrne, and Nuts in Space, by Elys Dolan, have been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. The full list of titles nominated for the Carnegie medal can be found here, and for the Kate Greenaway medal, here.
Posted by Tom on Oct 06, 2014
Posted by Tom on Oct 06, 2014
The Evening Standard have profiled Nosy Crow in the “Growth Capital” feature: you can read the full piece here.
Posted by Tom on Oct 05, 2014
Posted by Tom on Sep 29, 2014
Nosy Crow has been shortlisted for a Growing Business Award in the Young Company of the Year category! The Growing Business Awards, hosted by Real Business, supported by the CBI and in association with Lloyd’s Bank, have been recognising Britain’s most enterprising business leaders for more than 15 years. The winners of the awards will be announced on November 25th – you can read the full shortlists here and our blog post here.
Posted by Tom on Sep 19, 2014
Open Very Carefully, illustrated by Nicola O’Byrne with words by Nick Bromley, has won the Best Picture Book category of the Stockport Children’s Book Award. The purpose of the Book Award is to raise the profile of reading for pleasure and to create a community of readers across Stockport, and Open Very Carefully beat a shortlist of five other titles.
Posted by Tom on Sep 18, 2014
Nosy Crow will be the exclusive partners of The National Trust for their new children’s book publishing programme, which will be jointly branded with the Nosy Crow and The National Trust logos. The new list will include board books, picture books, fiction, non-fiction and activity books, and the first titles will be launched in March 2016, available through the National Trust’s own 200 shops, and all good bookshops.
Posted by Tom on Sep 04, 2014
The Guardian have praised Nosy Crow’s new free-to-download app, Nosy Crow Jigsaws, for its implementation of in-app purchasing, writing, “Nosy Crow Jigsaws shows freemium children’s apps can be responsible”.
Stuart Dredge writes: “It’s a really good app: the artwork is full of character, and it’s clear that a lot of thought has been put into the interface, complete with a pull-out “tray” of pieces ready to be slotted into place in the main puzzle.”
You can read the full piece here and download the app from the App Store here.
Posted by Tom on Sep 03, 2014
Nosy Crow has been named Small Business of the Year at the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2014, beating hundreds of competitors from every industry. Judged by a panel of experts, including leading businesswomen and star of BBC1’s ‘The Apprentice’, Karren Brady CBE, the Awards celebrate the achievements of successful businesses and business people across the UK. In addition to being awarded the prestigious title, Nosy Crow receives 50,000 Nectar points and a £2,000 cash prize.